Pokemon Legends: Arceus returns first in the Japanese charts, Elden Ring holds its own

Pokemon Legends: Arceus for Nintendo Switch is back at the top of the Japanese charts, with Elden Ring holding its own followed by Gran Turismo 7.

Pokémon Legends Arceus for Nintendo Switch has taken the lead of the Japanese charts this week, positioning itself above Elden Ring for PS4, followed by Gran Turismo 7, also for PS4. The PS5 version of FromSoftware’s title came out of the top 10

Speaking of Hardware, Nintendo Switch still dominates with 97,706 total units sold, against 16,286 of the PS5 family. The Xbox Series are planted at 1,952 units, while PS4 languishes at 16 units, despite placing two games in the top 10.

Software sales (March 7-13, 2022)

  1. [NSW] Pokemon Legends: Arceus (The Pokemon Company, 01/28/22) – 34,362 (2,154,392)
  2. [PS4] Elden Ring (FromSoftware, 02/25/22) – 30,341 (274,141)
  3. [PS4] Gran Turismo 7 (SIE, 03/04/22) – 20,806 (85,371)
  4. [NSW] Triangle Strategy (Square Enix, 03/04/22) – 17,380 (103,678)
  5. [NSW] Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo, 04/28/17) – 13,038 (4,483,464)
  6. [NSW] Chocobo GP (Square Enix, 03/10/22) – 12,414 (New)
  7. [NSW] .hack//G.U. Last Recode (Bandai Namco, 03/10/22) – 11,097 (New)
  8. [PS5] Gran Turismo 7 (SIE, 03/04/22) – 10,106 (83,505)
  9. [NSW] Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo, 12/07/18) – 9,815 (4,804,530)
  10. [NSW] Minecraft (Microsoft, 06/21/18) – 9,464 (2,551,664)

Hardware sales (from 7 to 13 March 2022)

  1. Switch OLED Model – 51,933 (1,385,640)
  2. Switch – 30,381 (18,907,424)
  3. Switch Lite – 15,932 (4,624,750)
  4. PlayStation 5 – 14,764 (1,225,415)
  5. Xbox Series S – 1,588 (74,297)
  6. PlayStation 5 Digital Edition – 1,522 (219,660)
  7. New 2DS LL (including 2DS) – 461 (1,183,777)
  8. Xbox Series X – 374 (86,049)
  9. PlayStation 4 – 16 (7,819,369)